INMATE AT BC JAIL CHARGED AFTER ASSAULTING DEPUTY JAILER PDF Print
Tuesday, 03 September 2013 11:33

 

On Sunday Sept 1st 2013, the Barren County Sheriff’s Office responded to the Barren County Jail after being contacted by Jail Officials in reference to a Deputy Jailer being assaulted by an inmate.

Michael R. Meredith, 21, of Louisville was charged with assault 2nd degree after striking Deputy Jailer Christopher Wright several times in the head. The attack occurred inside a cell early Sunday morning while the deputy was filling out paperwork.

Deputy Wright along with another Deputy Jailer was able to subdue Meredith and remove him from the cell after the attack occurred. Deputy Wright was taken to TJ Samson Hospital for treatment of injuries sustained during the attack.

 

 

This is National Public Safety Telecommunications Week- Today we are patting on the back the “Unseen First Responders”. Beverly Harbison and employees- Julie Greer, April Dunbar, Dennis Hatcher, Laura Lee Williams, Amy Houchin, Colleen Hamilton, Schelly Vance, Pan Lyons, Jim Spears, Lisa Shirley, Teresa Bull, Alison Burton, Matthew Vaughn, Bill Ekhardt, Bill Shoopman, Kathy Tyree, Joe Perry, Joann Eaton.

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